Events

E.g., 2014-09-02
E.g., 2014-09-02

Master Class/Clinic with Pandit Birju Maharaj

Tuesday / September 23, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
A master class/clinic with the great maestro Padma Vibhushan Pandit Birju Maharaj, who will perform and give a lecture/demonstration on kathak, the North Indian classical style of dance.
Admission: Free

Rock Enroll 2014

Tuesday / September 23, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Hard Rock Cafe
Join us for the fourth annual Rock Enroll event to raise scholarship funding that will help one gifted student entering Berklee pursue a career as a rock musician.
Admission: Donation ($15 minimum)

Home Away From Home: The Music of Ayn Inserto and Jeff Claassen

Tuesday / September 23, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The Ayn Inserto Jazz orchestra will return to Berklee to perform music from Inserto's latest CD, Home Away from Home, recorded by the Italian group the Colours Jazz Orchestra. The music encompassess a realm of arrangements and original compositions with some Italian influences, different orchestration, and settings that were tailored specifically for the Colours Jazz Orchestra. New music by Inserto and Jeff Claassen will be performed, showcasing their new explorations of different timbres and genres. The instrumentation is a traditional jazz big band (the Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra) with some modern sounds. The ensemble will include faculty members Allan Chase, Jeff Claassen, Mark Zaleski, and staff member Randy Pingrey.
Admission: Free

Advanced Audio Live

Tuesday / September 23, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Held in conjunction with the A3E Advanced Audio + Applications Exchange Conference, this concert will be a showcase for advanced audio applications that are changing how music is being produced and performed. 
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Michael Wooten

Wednesday / September 24, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Michael Wooten is young pianist from Philadelphia. He started playing at the age of 11 during church services but soon gained interest in many other styles, including jazz, rock, R&B, folk, and electronic music. 
Admission: Free

Grey Season

Wednesday / September 24, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Arsenal Center for the Arts
Grey Season is a band that calls upon a collective musical memory while pushing forward with the power of song and the hearts of a growing audience.
Admission: Free

Bill Pierce: How to Improvise in Latin Jazz

Wednesday / September 24, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
In this clinic with Bill Pierce, chair of Berklee’s Woodwinds Department, students will be introduced to the world of one of the most influential styles in music today.
Admission: Free

Rogerio Boccato, After Bossa Nova Project

Wednesday / September 24, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Rogerio Boccato brings his Ritmica clinic back to Berklee, followed by a performance of the After Bossa Nova Project, "re-composing" some of the best music written by the After Bossa Nova generation.
Admission: Free

Solo/Duo Guitar Faculty Night

Wednesday / September 24, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
This concert features Guitar Department faculty in solo and duo contexts. Department chair Larry Baione and assistant chair Kim Perlak will share the stage with colleagues who perform in blues, rock, funk, jazz, and acoustic styles.
Admission: Free

Twerk Du Soleil

Wednesday / September 24, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
After 100 million views on Youtube, Todrick Hall is taking his wacky, whimsical, and hilarious hits on an international tour. Join Todrick and his amazing cast of characters as they sing, laugh, and twerk the night away. All ages welcome.
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Dawn of Midi / Cookies

Wednesday / September 24, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Listenable and insane: that’s the sound Dawn of Midi spent years shaping, culminating in its most mesmerizing work yet, Dysnomia.
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Michael Wooten

Thursday / September 25, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Michael Wooten is young pianist from Philadelphia. He started playing at the age of 11 during church services but soon gained interest in many other styles, including jazz, rock, R&B, folk, and electronic music. 
Admission: Free

Sapporo Junior Jazz School Band Premiere

Thursday / September 25, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Presented by faculty trumpeter Tiger Okoshi, this 22-piece jazz big band with selected junior high school students from the city of Sapporo, Japan, will premiere its concert before the BeanTown Jazz Festival show on September 27.
Admission: Free

Michael Wooten Trio

Thursday / September 25, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Michael Wooten is young pianist from Philadelphia. He started playing at the age of 11 during church services but soon gained interest in many other styles, including jazz, rock, R&B, folk, and electronic music.   
Admission: Free

Auguster / Rich People Food / Kristen Olsson

Thursday / September 25, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Auguster blends rock, pop-punk and electronic music to deliver emotional arena-ready rock reminiscent of groups such as Foo Fighters and Coldplay. Rick People Food delivers melodic alt-pop, and Kristin Olsson opens the show.
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Byrne and Kelly

Thursday / September 25, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Neil Byrne and Ryan Kelly will be making a return to Boston with an acoustic show featuring music from their album Acoustically Irish, fan favorites, and original tunes from their solo albums.      
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Prince & Janet: The Tribute

Thursday / September 25, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Delve into the catalog of pop legends Prince and Janet Jackson in engaging new ways.
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Michael Wooten

Friday / September 26, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Michael Wooten is young pianist from Philadelphia. He started playing at the age of 11 during church services but soon gained interest in many other styles, including jazz, rock, R&B, folk, and electronic music.
Admission: Free

Tweedy

Friday / September 26, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Jeff Tweedy's latest project is a new band focused around a collaboration with Spencer Tweedy, the frontman's 18-year-old son and drummer. The band, Tweedy, will perform songs from its debut album.
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Oleta Adams

Friday / September 26, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Scullers Jazz Club
Since her 1990 debut album went platinum, the Grammy-nominated Oleta Adams, a pianist and vocalist in genres including gospel, jazz, R&B, soul, and pop, has garnered worldwide acclaim and sold more than 2.5 million albums.
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